The Social Engineering Framework

The Social Engineering Framework is a searchable information resource for people wishing to learn more about the psychological, physical and historical aspects of social engineering. Please use the index below to find a topic that interests you.

Framework Sections

Section Articles

Psychological Principles

Many of the concepts discussed in this framework have their basis in psychological principles. You will find references to research from a variety of branches to include cognitive and social psychology, as well as principles of learning. We will be taking what has long been accepted in this community and applying it to the world of social engineering to provide you with a richer understanding of how and why humans react to specific situations and cues.